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Robert Baber L. The Language of Mathematics. Utilizing Math in Practice Robert Baber L. The Language of Mathematics. Utilizing Math in Practice Новинка

Robert Baber L. The Language of Mathematics. Utilizing Math in Practice

8889.31 руб.
A new and unique way of understanding the translation of concepts and natural language into mathematical expressions Transforming a body of text into corresponding mathematical expressions and models is traditionally viewed and taught as a mathematical problem; it is also a task that most find difficult. The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice reveals a new way to view this process—not as a mathematical problem, but as a translation, or language, problem. By presenting the language of mathematics explicitly and systematically, this book helps readers to learn mathematics¿and improve their ability to apply mathematics more efficiently and effectively to practical problems in their own work. Using parts of speech to identify variables and functions in a mathematical model is a new approach, as is the insight that examining aspects of grammar is highly useful when formulating a corresponding mathematical model. This book identifies the basic elements of the language of mathematics, such as values, variables, and functions, while presenting the grammatical rules for combining them into expressions and other structures. The author describes and defines different notational forms for expressions, and also identifies the relationships between parts of speech and other grammatical elements in English and components of expressions in the language of mathematics. Extensive examples are used throughout that cover a wide range of real-world problems and feature diagrams and tables to facilitate understanding. The Language of Mathematics is a thought-provoking book of interest for readers who would like to learn more about the linguistic nature and aspects of mathematical notation. The book also serves as a valuable supplement for engineers, technicians, managers, and consultants who would like to improve their ability to apply mathematics effectively, systematically, and efficiently to practical problems.
Robert Baber L. The Language of Mathematics. Utilizing Math in Practice Robert Baber L. The Language of Mathematics. Utilizing Math in Practice Новинка

Robert Baber L. The Language of Mathematics. Utilizing Math in Practice

8698.29 руб.
A new and unique way of understanding the translation of concepts and natural language into mathematical expressions Transforming a body of text into corresponding mathematical expressions and models is traditionally viewed and taught as a mathematical problem; it is also a task that most find difficult. The Language of Mathematics: Utilizing Math in Practice reveals a new way to view this process—not as a mathematical problem, but as a translation, or language, problem. By presenting the language of mathematics explicitly and systematically, this book helps readers to learn mathematics¿and improve their ability to apply mathematics more efficiently and effectively to practical problems in their own work. Using parts of speech to identify variables and functions in a mathematical model is a new approach, as is the insight that examining aspects of grammar is highly useful when formulating a corresponding mathematical model. This book identifies the basic elements of the language of mathematics, such as values, variables, and functions, while presenting the grammatical rules for combining them into expressions and other structures. The author describes and defines different notational forms for expressions, and also identifies the relationships between parts of speech and other grammatical elements in English and components of expressions in the language of mathematics. Extensive examples are used throughout that cover a wide range of real-world problems and feature diagrams and tables to facilitate understanding. The Language of Mathematics is a thought-provoking book of interest for readers who would like to learn more about the linguistic nature and aspects of mathematical notation. The book also serves as a valuable supplement for engineers, technicians, managers, and consultants who would like to improve their ability to apply mathematics effectively, systematically, and efficiently to practical problems.
Paul Fletcher Language Development and Language Impairment. A Problem-Based Introduction Paul Fletcher Language Development and Language Impairment. A Problem-Based Introduction Новинка

Paul Fletcher Language Development and Language Impairment. A Problem-Based Introduction

7494.6 руб.
Language Development and Language Impairment offers a problem-based introduction to the assessment and treatment of a wide variety of childhood language developmental disorders. Focuses for the most part on the pre-school years, the period during which the foundations for language development are laid Uses a problem-based approach, designed to motivate students to find the information they need to identify and explore learning issues that a particular speech or language issue raises Examines the development of a child’s phonological system, the growth of vocabulary, the development of grammar, and issues related to conversational and narrative competence Integrates information on typical and atypical language development
H. G. Widdowson Teaching Language as Communication H. G. Widdowson Teaching Language as Communication Новинка

H. G. Widdowson Teaching Language as Communication

2539.76 руб.
This book develops a rational approach to the teaching of language as communication, based on a careful consideration of the nature of language and of the language user's activities. It will stimulate all language teachers to investigate the ideas that inform their own practice.
Elizabeth Zsiga C. The Sounds of Language. An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology Elizabeth Zsiga C. The Sounds of Language. An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology Новинка

Elizabeth Zsiga C. The Sounds of Language. An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology

7889.26 руб.
The Sounds of Language is an introductory guide to the linguistic study of speech sounds, which provides uniquely balanced coverage of both phonology and phonetics. Features exercises and problem sets, as well as supporting online resources at www.wiley.com/go/zsiga, including additional discussion questions and exercises, as well as links to further resources such as sound files, video files, and useful websites Creates opportunities for students to practice data analysis and hypothesis testing Integrates data on sociolinguistic variation, first language acquisition, and second language learning Explores diverse topics ranging from the practical, such as how to make good digital recordings, make a palatogram, solve a phoneme/allophone problem, or read a spectrogram; to the theoretical, including the role of markedness in linguistic theory, the necessity of abstraction, features and formal notation, issues in speech perception as distinct from hearing, and modelling sociolinguistic and other variations Organized specifically to fit the needs of undergraduate students of phonetics and phonology, and is structured in a way which enables instructors to use the text both for a single semester phonetics and phonology course or for a two-course sequence
Cedric Boeckx Language in Cognition. Uncovering Mental Structures and the Rules Behind Them Cedric Boeckx Language in Cognition. Uncovering Mental Structures and the Rules Behind Them Новинка

Cedric Boeckx Language in Cognition. Uncovering Mental Structures and the Rules Behind Them

9345.27 руб.
This textbook explores the ways in which language informs the structure and function of the human mind, offering a point of entry into the fascinating territory of cognitive science. Focusing mainly on syntactic issues, Language in Cognition is a unique contribution to this burgeoning field of study. Guides undergraduate students through the core questions of linguistics and cognitive science, and provides tools that will help them think about the field in a structured way Uses the study of language and how language informs the structure and function of the human mind to introduce the major ideas in modern cognitive science, including its history and controversies Explores questions such as: what does it mean to say that linguistics is part of the cognitive sciences; how do the core properties of language compare with the core properties of other human cognitive abilities such as vision, music, mathematics, and other mental building blocks; and what is the relationship between language and thought? Includes an indispensable study guide as well as extensive references to encourage further independent study
Cedric Boeckx Language in Cognition. Uncovering Mental Structures and the Rules Behind Them Cedric Boeckx Language in Cognition. Uncovering Mental Structures and the Rules Behind Them Новинка

Cedric Boeckx Language in Cognition. Uncovering Mental Structures and the Rules Behind Them

9143.62 руб.
This textbook explores the ways in which language informs the structure and function of the human mind, offering a point of entry into the fascinating territory of cognitive science. Focusing mainly on syntactic issues, Language in Cognition is a unique contribution to this burgeoning field of study. Guides undergraduate students through the core questions of linguistics and cognitive science, and provides tools that will help them think about the field in a structured way Uses the study of language and how language informs the structure and function of the human mind to introduce the major ideas in modern cognitive science, including its history and controversies Explores questions such as: what does it mean to say that linguistics is part of the cognitive sciences; how do the core properties of language compare with the core properties of other human cognitive abilities such as vision, music, mathematics, and other mental building blocks; and what is the relationship between language and thought? Includes an indispensable study guide as well as extensive references to encourage further independent study
Rose-Marie Dechaine Linguistics For Dummies Rose-Marie Dechaine Linguistics For Dummies Новинка

Rose-Marie Dechaine Linguistics For Dummies

1274.57 руб.
The fascinating, fun, and friendly way to understand the science behind human language Linguistics is the scientific study of human language. Linguistics students study how languages are constructed, how they function, how they affect society, and how humans learn language. From understanding other languages to teaching computers to communicate, linguistics plays a vital role in society. Linguistics For Dummies tracks to a typical college-level introductory linguistics course and arms you with the confidence, knowledge, and know-how to score your highest. Understand the science behind human language Grasp how language is constructed Score your highest in college-level linguistics If you're enrolled in an introductory linguistics course or simply have a love of human language, Linguistics For Dummies is your one-stop resource for unlocking the science of the spoken word.
Conrad Joseph, Hueffer Ford Madox The Nature of a Crime Conrad Joseph, Hueffer Ford Madox The Nature of a Crime Новинка

Conrad Joseph, Hueffer Ford Madox The Nature of a Crime

324 руб.
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. The Nature of a Crime is Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford's collaborative work, a study of human psychology. Delving into the darkest recesses of human mind, they present idiosyncratic characters fighting with their own overwhelming desires and intuitions. The deep love of the protagonist gives way to even more profound desperation. The feelings of the protagonist, as life is crumbles around him, are expressed profoundly by the two authors.
Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied Новинка

Jacob Feldman Films and Levels. Human Being Theory applied

400 руб.
Every serious course contains a textbook and a problem-solving book. This is a solving-problems book after textbook named “Human Being Theory (for Dummies)”. Author analyzes 15 selected films (1994—2016) using concepts of levels and temperaments from the textbook.
Ganeri Anita Mac Fact Read. The Human Body Ganeri Anita Mac Fact Read. The Human Body Новинка

Ganeri Anita Mac Fact Read. The Human Body

937 руб.
This six-level series of factual readers allows English language learners to explore a variety of fascinating real-world topics. Each reader has been carefully graded to reinforce the main structures and vocabulary covered in most major language courses. The use of the plus symbol (+) highlights the increased level of challenge in language as compared to a standard reader, reflecting the focus on content learning. Includes a glossary with explanations of key vocabulary Free teaching notes, audio and exercises available Level 4
David Johnson Cassels Research Methods in Language Policy and Planning. A Practical Guide David Johnson Cassels Research Methods in Language Policy and Planning. A Practical Guide Новинка

David Johnson Cassels Research Methods in Language Policy and Planning. A Practical Guide

7494.6 руб.
This is the first volume exclusively devoted to research methods in language policy and planning (LPP). Each chapter is written by a leading language policy expert and provides a how-to guide to planning studies as well as gathering and analyzing data Covers a broad range of methods, making it easily accessible to and useful for transdisciplinary researchers working with language policy in any capacity Will serve as both a foundational methods text for graduate students and novice researchers, and a useful methodological reference for experienced LPP researchers Includes a series of guidelines for public engagement to assist scholars as they endeavor to incorporate their work into the public policy process
Scarino Angela Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning Scarino Angela Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning Новинка

Scarino Angela Intercultural Language Teaching and Learning

6203.36 руб.
This wide-ranging survey of issues in intercultural language teaching and learning covers everything from core concepts to program evaluation, and advocates a fluid, responsive approach to teaching language that reflects its central role in fostering intercultural understanding. Includes coverage of theoretical issues defining language, culture, and communication, as well as practice-driven issues such as classroom interactions, technologies, programs, and language assessment Examines systematically the components of language teaching: language itself, meaning, culture, learning, communicating, and assessments, and puts them in social and cultural context Features numerous examples throughout, drawn from various languages, international contexts, and frameworks Incorporates a decade of in-depth research and detailed documentation from the authors’ collaborative work with practicing teachers Provides a much-needed addition to the sparse literature on intercultural aspects of language education
Seyla Benhabib Dignity in Adversity. Human Rights in Troubled Times Seyla Benhabib Dignity in Adversity. Human Rights in Troubled Times Новинка

Seyla Benhabib Dignity in Adversity. Human Rights in Troubled Times

5360.41 руб.
The language of human rights has become the public vocabulary of our contemporary world. Ironically, as the political influence of human rights has grown, their philosophical justification has become ever more controversial. Building on a theory of discourse ethics and communicative rationality, this book addresses the politics and philosophy of human rights against the background of the broader social transformations that are shaping the modern world. Rejecting the reduction of international human rights to the Trojan horse of a neo-liberal empire's bid for world power, as well as the conservative objections to legal cosmopolitanism as encroachments upon democratic sovereignty, Benhabib develops two key concepts to move beyond these false antitheses. International human rights norms need contextualization in specific polities through processes of what she calls 'democratic iterations.' Furthermore, such norms have a 'jurisgenerative power,' in that they enable new actors to enter fields of social and political contestation; they promote new vocabularies for public claim-making and anticipate a justice to come. Ranging over themes such as sovereignty, citizenship, genocide, European anti-semitism, the crisis of the nation-state, and the 'scarf affair' in contemporary Europe and Turkey, this major new book by one of our leading political theorists reflects upon the political transformations of our times and makes a compelling case for a cosmopolitanism without illusions.
Wendy James Early Human Kinship. From Sex to Social Reproduction Wendy James Early Human Kinship. From Sex to Social Reproduction Новинка

Wendy James Early Human Kinship. From Sex to Social Reproduction

9593.94 руб.
Early Human Kinship brings together original studies from leading figures in the biological sciences, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics to provide a major breakthrough in the debate over human evolution and the nature of society. A major new collaboration between specialists across the range of the human sciences including evolutionary biology and psychology; social/cultural anthropology; archaeology and linguistics Provides a ground-breaking set of original studies offering a new perspective on early human history Debates fundamental questions about early human society: Was there a connection between the beginnings of language and the beginnings of organized 'kinship and marriage'? How far did evolutionary selection favor gender and generation as principles for regulating social relations? Sponsored by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland in conjunction with the British Academy
Aleksandar Vakanski Robot Learning by Visual Observation Aleksandar Vakanski Robot Learning by Visual Observation Новинка

Aleksandar Vakanski Robot Learning by Visual Observation

8997.79 руб.
This book presents programming by demonstration for robot learning from observations with a focus on the trajectory level of task abstraction Discusses methods for optimization of task reproduction, such as reformulation of task planning as a constrained optimization problem Focuses on regression approaches, such as Gaussian mixture regression, spline regression, and locally weighted regression Concentrates on the use of vision sensors for capturing motions and actions during task demonstration by a human task expert
Richard Blum Professional Assembly Language Richard Blum Professional Assembly Language Новинка

Richard Blum Professional Assembly Language

3830.96 руб.
Unlike high-level languages such as Java and C++, assembly language is much closer to the machine code that actually runs computers; it's used to create programs or modules that are very fast and efficient, as well as in hacking exploits and reverse engineering Covering assembly language in the Pentium microprocessor environment, this code-intensive guide shows programmers how to create stand-alone assembly language programs as well as how to incorporate assembly language libraries or routines into existing high-level applications Demonstrates how to manipulate data, incorporate advanced functions and libraries, and maximize application performance Examples use C as a high-level language, Linux as the development environment, and GNU tools for assembling, compiling, linking, and debugging
Saoussen Krichen Graph-related Optimization and Decision Support Systems Saoussen Krichen Graph-related Optimization and Decision Support Systems Новинка

Saoussen Krichen Graph-related Optimization and Decision Support Systems

6598.24 руб.
Constrained optimization is a challenging branch of operations research that aims to create a model which has a wide range of applications in the supply chain, telecommunications and medical fields. As the problem structure is split into two main components, the objective is to accomplish the feasible set framed by the system constraints. The aim of this book is expose optimization problems that can be expressed as graphs, by detailing, for each studied problem, the set of nodes and the set of edges. This graph modeling is an incentive for designing a platform that integrates all optimization components in order to output the best solution regarding the parameters' tuning. The authors propose in their analysis, for optimization problems, to provide their graphical modeling and mathematical formulation and expose some of their variants. As a solution approaches, an optimizer can be the most promising direction for limited-size instances. For large problem instances, approximate algorithms are the most appropriate way for generating high quality solutions. The authors thus propose, for each studied problem, a greedy algorithm as a problem-specific heuristic and a genetic algorithm as a metaheuristic.
Concepcion Molina The Problem with Math Is English. A Language-Focused Approach to Helping All Students Develop a Deeper Understanding of Mathematics Concepcion Molina The Problem with Math Is English. A Language-Focused Approach to Helping All Students Develop a Deeper Understanding of Mathematics Новинка

Concepcion Molina The Problem with Math Is English. A Language-Focused Approach to Helping All Students Develop a Deeper Understanding of Mathematics

1910.8 руб.
Teaching K-12 math becomes an easier task when everyone understands the language, symbolism, and representation of math concepts Published in partnership with SEDL, The Problem with Math Is English illustrates how students often understand fundamental mathematical concepts at a superficial level. Written to inspire ?aha? moments, this book enables teachers to help students identify and comprehend the nuances and true meaning of math concepts by exploring them through the lenses of language and symbolism, delving into such essential topics as multiplication, division, fractions, place value, proportional reasoning, graphs, slope, order of operations, and the distributive property. Offers a new way to approach teaching math content in a way that will improve how all students, and especially English language learners, understand math Emphasizes major attributes of conceptual understanding in mathematics, including simple yet deep definitions of key terms, connections among key topics, and insightful interpretation This important new book fills a gap in math education by illustrating how a deeper knowledge of math concepts can be developed in all students through a focus on language and symbolism.
New Complete Master Series: JLPT N2 Grammar / Подготовка к Квалификационному Экзамену по Японскому Языку (JLPT) N2 по Грамматике New Complete Master Series: JLPT N2 Grammar / Подготовка к Квалификационному Экзамену по Японскому Языку (JLPT) N2 по Грамматике Новинка

New Complete Master Series: JLPT N2 Grammar / Подготовка к Квалификационному Экзамену по Японскому Языку (JLPT) N2 по Грамматике

2281 руб.
This book covers the grammar needed for level N2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. While designed for the test, it is also great as a general grammar booster for any intermediate student of Japanese. Because this book is for intermediates, there are no English guides. Anyone above upper beginner level should have no problem going through the exercises even as a self-student. A nine page answer key is provided in the back.
Kristiina Jokinen Constructive Dialogue Modelling. Speech Interaction and Rational Agents Kristiina Jokinen Constructive Dialogue Modelling. Speech Interaction and Rational Agents Новинка

Kristiina Jokinen Constructive Dialogue Modelling. Speech Interaction and Rational Agents

9808.9 руб.
Dialogue management technology has developed rapidly over the years resulting in real-time applications like telephony directories, timetable enquiries, and in-car applications. However, the current technology is still largely based on models that use rigid command language type interactions, and the users need to adapt their human communication strategies to the needs of the technology. As an increasing number of interactive ubiquitous applications will appear, challenges for interaction technology concern especially natural, more human-friendly communication. Recent research has focused on developing speech-based interactive systems that aim to increase the system’s communicative competence. By including aspects of interaction beyond simple speech recognition and question-answer based interaction, applications with more conversational interfaces have become possible. New dialogue management technology needs to address the challenges in human-technology interaction, so that smart environments should not only enable user-controlled command interfaces but equip applications with a capability that affords easy and friendly interactions with the user. Dialogue Modelling: Speech Interaction and Rational Agents provides an overview of the current dialogue technology and research trends in spoken dialogue systems, presenting a coherent perspective of AI-based cooperative interaction management. The book complements existing research regarding human-computer interfaces, speech and language technology, and communication studies in general, bringing different view-points together and integrating them into a single point of reference. Constructive Dialogue Modelling: Presents a guide to spoken dialogue technology and current research trends. Provides an overview of human factors in dialogue systems and delivers a new metaphor for human-computer interaction and computer as agent. Explains the architecture of dialogue systems using examples from systems such as Interact and DUMAS Offers a comprehensive overview of original research into the new trends in speech dialogue technology in light of innovations such as ubiquitous computing. This book will provide essential reading for industrial designers and interface engineers, university researchers and teachers, computer scientists, human communication researchers, speech and language technologists, cognitive engineers/cognitive scientists, as well as social and media researchers, and psychologists. Advanced students and researchers in computer science, speech and language technologies, psychology and communication research will find this text of interest.
Hobbs Martyn, Starr Keddle Julia Your Space. Level 1. Student's Book Hobbs Martyn, Starr Keddle Julia Your Space. Level 1. Student's Book Новинка

Hobbs Martyn, Starr Keddle Julia Your Space. Level 1. Student's Book

1419 руб.
Your Space is a three-level course designed to motivate students as they change and grow. The Level 1 Student's Book contains ten visually appealing units and ample material for extra practice and extension including 'Communication' activities with accompanying 'Phrasebook'. Students are encouraged to notice new language in context in the 'Language focus' sections, then are given clear guidance to its use in 'Language space'. A ten-page Welcome section for students coming from Primary school reinforces language. 'Get it right!' sections informed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus help students tackle problem areas. A gripping graphic story at the back of book provides enjoyable extended reading.
Elizabeth Kuhnke Body Language For Dummies Elizabeth Kuhnke Body Language For Dummies Новинка

Elizabeth Kuhnke Body Language For Dummies

1873.83 руб.
The complete guide to mastering the art of effective body language Body Language For Dummies is your ideal guide to understanding other people, and helping them understand you. Body language is a critical component of good communication, and often conveys a bigger message than the words you say. This book teaches you how to interpret what people really mean by observing their posture, gestures, eye movements, and more, and holds up a mirror to give you a clear idea of how you're being interpreted yourself. This updated third edition includes new coverage of virtual meetings, multicultural outsourcing environments, devices, and boardroom behaviours for women, as well as insight into Harvard professor Amy Cuddy's research into how body language affects testosterone and cortisol, as published in the Harvard Business Review.. Body language is a fascinating topic that reveals how the human mind works. Image and presentation are crucial to successful communication, both in business and in your personal life. This book is your guide to decoding body language, and adjusting your own habits to improve your interactions with others. Become a better communicator without saying a word Make a better first (and second, and third…) impression Learn what other people's signals really mean Transform your personal and professional relationships Realising what kind of impression you give is a valuable thing, and learning how to make a more positive impact is an incredibly useful skill. Whether you want to improve your prospects in job seeking, dating, or climbing the corporate ladder, Body Language For Dummies helps you translate the unspoken and get your message across.
Tur Gokhan Spoken Language Understanding. Systems for Extracting Semantic Information from Speech Tur Gokhan Spoken Language Understanding. Systems for Extracting Semantic Information from Speech Новинка

Tur Gokhan Spoken Language Understanding. Systems for Extracting Semantic Information from Speech

12257.29 руб.
Spoken language understanding (SLU) is an emerging field in between speech and language processing, investigating human/ machine and human/ human communication by leveraging technologies from signal processing, pattern recognition, machine learning and artificial intelligence. SLU systems are designed to extract the meaning from speech utterances and its applications are vast, from voice search in mobile devices to meeting summarization, attracting interest from both commercial and academic sectors. Both human/machine and human/human communications can benefit from the application of SLU, using differing tasks and approaches to better understand and utilize such communications. This book covers the state-of-the-art approaches for the most popular SLU tasks with chapters written by well-known researchers in the respective fields. Key features include: Presents a fully integrated view of the two distinct disciplines of speech processing and language processing for SLU tasks. Defines what is possible today for SLU as an enabling technology for enterprise (e.g., customer care centers or company meetings), and consumer (e.g., entertainment, mobile, car, robot, or smart environments) applications and outlines the key research areas. Provides a unique source of distilled information on methods for computer modeling of semantic information in human/machine and human/human conversations. This book can be successfully used for graduate courses in electronics engineering, computer science or computational linguistics. Moreover, technologists interested in processing spoken communications will find it a useful source of collated information of the topic drawn from the two distinct disciplines of speech processing and language processing under the new area of SLU.
Caroll Louise P. Mac Fact Read. Busy as a Bee Caroll Louise P. Mac Fact Read. Busy as a Bee Новинка

Caroll Louise P. Mac Fact Read. Busy as a Bee

937 руб.
This six-level series of factual readers allows English language learners to explore a variety of fascinating real-world topics. Each reader has been carefully graded to reinforce the main structures and vocabulary covered in most major language courses. The use of the plus symbol (+) highlights the increased level of challenge in language as compared to a standard reader, reflecting the focus on content learning. Includes a glossary with explanations of key vocabulary Free teaching notes, audio and exercises available Level 1
Stephen Bach Managing Human Resources. Human Resource Management in Transition Stephen Bach Managing Human Resources. Human Resource Management in Transition Новинка

Stephen Bach Managing Human Resources. Human Resource Management in Transition

4498.89 руб.
This revised edition is a comprehensive, authoritative set of essays. It is more detailed and analytical than the mainstream treatments of HRM. As in previous editions, Managing Human Resources analyses HRM, the study of work and employment, using an integrated multi-disciplinary approach. The starting point is a recognition that HRM practice and firm performance are influenced by a variety of institutional arrangements that extend beyond the firm. The consequences of HRM need to incorporate analysis of employees and other stakeholders as well as the implications for organizational performance.
Carroll L. Busy as a Bee / Level 1+ Carroll L. Busy as a Bee / Level 1+ Новинка

Carroll L. Busy as a Bee / Level 1+

536 руб.
This six-level series of factual readers allows English language learners to explore a variety of fascinating real-world topics. Each reader has been carefully graded to reinforce the main structures and vocabulary covered in most major language courses. The use of the plus symbol (+) highlights the increased level of challenge in language as compared to a standard reader; reflecting the focus on content learning.
Anne Grauer L. A Companion to Paleopathology Anne Grauer L. A Companion to Paleopathology Новинка

Anne Grauer L. A Companion to Paleopathology

16642.49 руб.
A Companion to Paleopathology offers a comprehensive overview of this rapidly growing sub- field of physical anthropology. Presents a broad overview of the field of paleopathology, integrating theoretical and methodological approaches to understand biological and disease processes throughout human history Demonstrates how paleopathology sheds light on the past through the analysis of human and non-human skeletal materials, mummified remains and preserved tissue Integrates scientific advances in multiple fields that contribute to the understanding of ancient and historic diseases, such as epidemiology, histology, radiology, parasitology, dentistry, and molecular biology, as well as archaeological, archival and historical research. Highlights cultural processes that have an impact on the evolution of illness, death and dying in human populations, including subsistence strategies, human environmental adaptations, the effects of malnutrition, differential access to resources, and interpersonal and intercultural violence
Hengeveld Kees Linguistics Hengeveld Kees Linguistics Новинка

Hengeveld Kees Linguistics

8885.48 руб.
Linguistics is a comprehensive crosslinguistic introduction to the study of language, and is ideal for students with no background in linguistics. A comprehensive introduction to the study of language, set apart by its inclusion of cross-linguistic data from over 80 different spoken and signed languages Explores how language works by examining discourse, sentence-structure, meaning, words, and sounds Introduces psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic issues, including language acquisition, neurolinguistics, language variation, language change, language contact, and multilingualism Written in a problem-oriented style to engage readers, and is ideal for those new to the subject Incorporates numerous student-friendly features throughout, including extensive exercises, summaries, assignments, and suggestions for further reading Based on the bestselling Dutch edition of this work, the English edition has been revised and expanded to offer an up-to-date and engaging survey of linguistics for students new to the field
Anne Grauer L. A Companion to Paleopathology Anne Grauer L. A Companion to Paleopathology Новинка

Anne Grauer L. A Companion to Paleopathology

17008.47 руб.
A Companion to Paleopathology offers a comprehensive overview of this rapidly growing sub- field of physical anthropology. Presents a broad overview of the field of paleopathology, integrating theoretical and methodological approaches to understand biological and disease processes throughout human history Demonstrates how paleopathology sheds light on the past through the analysis of human and non-human skeletal materials, mummified remains and preserved tissue Integrates scientific advances in multiple fields that contribute to the understanding of ancient and historic diseases, such as epidemiology, histology, radiology, parasitology, dentistry, and molecular biology, as well as archaeological, archival and historical research. Highlights cultural processes that have an impact on the evolution of illness, death and dying in human populations, including subsistence strategies, human environmental adaptations, the effects of malnutrition, differential access to resources, and interpersonal and intercultural violence
Alison Wray Formulaic Language Alison Wray Formulaic Language Новинка

Alison Wray Formulaic Language

2745.71 руб.
Presents a framework for examining the existence and function of formulaic language and tests it extensively against language data within a wide variety of language samples. Formulaic language is a fast-growing area of applied linguistic research, and the author is a key figure in this field.
Carol A. Chapelle The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning Carol A. Chapelle The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning Новинка

Carol A. Chapelle The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning

14622.12 руб.
The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning presents a comprehensive exploration of the impact of technology on the field of second language learning. The rapidly evolving language-technology interface has propelled dramatic changes in, and increased opportunities for, second language teaching and learning. Its influence has been felt no less keenly in the approaches and methods of assessing learners' language and researching language teaching and learning. Contributions from a team of international scholars make up the Handbook consisting of four parts: language teaching and learning through technology; the technology-pedagogy interface; technology for L2 assessment; and research and development of technology for language learning. It considers how technology assists in all areas of language development, the emergence of pedagogy at the intersection of language and technology, technology in language assessment, and major research issues in research and development of technologies for language learning. It covers all aspects of language including grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pragmatics, and intercultural learning, as well as new pedagogical and assessment approaches, and new ways of conceiving and conducting research and development. The Handbook of Technology and Second Language Teaching and Learning demonstrates the extensive, multifaceted implications of technology for language teachers, learners, materials-developers, and researchers.
Cirrincione Giansalvo Neural-Based Orthogonal Data Fitting. The EXIN Neural Networks Cirrincione Giansalvo Neural-Based Orthogonal Data Fitting. The EXIN Neural Networks Новинка

Cirrincione Giansalvo Neural-Based Orthogonal Data Fitting. The EXIN Neural Networks

8425.69 руб.
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Fully up-to-date coverage of human factors engineering—plus online access to interactive demonstrations and exercises Engineering accomplishments can be as spectacular as a moon landing or as mundane as an uneventful drive to the local grocery store. Their failures can be as devastating as a plane crash or a massive oil spill. Over the past decade, psychologists and engineers have made great strides in understanding how humans interact with complex engineered systems—human engineering. Introduction to Humans in Engineered Systems provides historical context for the discipline and an overview of some of the real-world settings in which human engineering has been successfully applied, including aviation, medicine, computer science, and ground transportation. It presents findings on the nature and variety of human-engineering environments, human capabilities and limitations, and how these factors influence system performance. Important features include: Contents organized around the interaction of the human operator with the larger environment to guide the analysis of real-world situations A web-based archive of interactive demonstrations, exercises, and links to additional readings and tools applicable to a range of application domains Web content customizable for focus on particular areas of study or research
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Praise for the chief HR Officer «The strategic portfolio of issues addressed and the sage wisdom and perspectives shared make this book a powerful transformation tool.» —Jodee Kozlak, executive vice president, Human Resources, Target Corporation «An up-to-the-minute guide as to what is happening to the field of human resources through the eyes of those in charge of it.» —Peter Cappelli, George W. Taylor Professor of Management and director, Center for Human Resources, Wharton School «This is a definitive guide for human resources leaders who are at the frontlines of competitiveness for their organizations.» —David A. Rodriguez, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, Marriott International «This book is a must-read for all HR professionals to understand the evolution of how far we've come as a function and how much more we have to contribute to the success of the enterprise.» —William J. Conaty, former senior vice president, Human Resources, General Electric Corporation «This book is a treasure-trove of insights that will elevate the practice of human resource management to a whole new level in the twenty-first century.» —Lee D. Dyer, professor and chair, Department of Human Resource Studies, Cornell University «As a CEO who understands how important managing human capital is to delivering business results, The Chief HR Officer is an invaluable resource.» —Russ Fradin, CEO, Hewitt Associations «This is a must-read for state-of-the-art in human resource management.» —Scott A. Snell, E. Thayer Bigelow Professor of Business Administration, Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia «This accessible, practical guide for HR professionals clearly describes the critical values, behaviors and skills needed to fulfill the multiple roles of an HR leader- trusted business partner, talent architect and expert functional leader.»—Sally Bott, group human resource director, BP
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This unique book provides a fully revised and up-to-date treatment of the TTCN-3 language TTCN-3 is an internationally standardised test language with a powerful textual syntax which has established itself as a global, universal testing language. Application of TTCN-3 has been widened beyond telecommunication systems to areas such as the automotive industry, internet protocols, railway signalling, medical systems, and avionics. An Introduction to TTCN-3 gives a solid introduction to the TTCN-3 language and its uses, guiding readers though the TTCN-3 standards, methodologies and tools with examples and advice based on the authors' extensive real-world experience. All the important concepts and constructs of the language are explained in a step-by-step, tutorial style, and the authors relate the testing language to the overall test system implementation, giving the bigger picture. This second edition of the book has been updated and revised to cover the additions, changes and extensions to the TTCN-3 language since the first version was published. In addition, this book provides new material on the use of XML, test framework design and LTE testing with TTCN-3. Key Features: Provides a fully revised and up-to-date look at the TTCN-3 language Addresses language standardization, tool implementation and applying TTCN-3 in real world scenarios such as VoIP and LTE testing Explores recent advances such as TTCN-3 core language extensions on type parameterization, behavior types, real time and performance testing Introduces the use of ASN.1 and XML with TTCN-3 Written by experts in the field Includes an accompanying website containing code samples and links to the relevant standards documents (www.wiley.com/go/willcock_ttcn-3_2e) This book is an ideal reference for test engineers, software developers, and standards professionals. Graduate students studying telecommunications and software engineering will also find this book insightful.
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Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. The Nature of a Crime is Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford's collaborative work, a study of human psychology. Delving into the darkest recesses of human mind, they present idiosyncratic characters fighting with their own overwhelming desires and intuitions. The deep love of the protagonist gives way to even more profound desperation. The feelings of the protagonist, as life is crumbles around him, are expressed profoundly by the two authors.
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A guide for using body language to lead more effectively Aspiring and seasoned leaders have been trained to manage their leadership communication in many important ways. And yet, all their efforts to communicate effectively can be derailed by even the smallest nonverbal gestures such as the way they sit in a business meeting, or stand at the podium at a speaking engagement. In The Silent Language of Leaders, Goman explains that personal space, physical gestures, posture, facial expressions, and eye contact communicate louder than words and, thus, can be used strategically to help leaders manage, motivate, lead global teams, and communicate clearly in the digital age. Draws on compelling psychological and neuroscience research to show leaders how to adjust their body language for maximum effect. Stands out as the only book to address specifically how leaders can use body language to increase their effectiveness Goman, a respected management coach, is widely considered as the expert in body language issues in the workplace The Silent Language of Leaders will show readers how to take advantage of the most underused skills in the leadership toolkit—nonverbal skills—to improve their credibility and stay ahead of the curve.
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Microbiota-associated pathology can be a direct result of changes in general bacterial composition, such as might be found in periodontitis and bacterial vaginosis, and/or as the result of colonization and/or overgrowth of so called keystone species. The disruption in the composition of the normal human microbiota, or dysbiosis, plays an integral role in human health and human disease. The Human Microbiota and Human Chronic Disease: Dysbioses as a Cause of Human Pathology discusses the role of the microbiota in maintaining human health. The text introduces the reader to the biology of microbial dysbiosis and its potential role in both bacterial disease and in idiopathic chronic disease states. Divided into five sections, the text delineates the concept of the human bacterial microbiota with particular attention being paid to the microbiotae of the gut, oral cavity and skin. A key methodology for exploring the microbiota, metagenomics, is also described. The book then shows the reader the cellular, molecular and genetic complexities of the bacterial microbiota, its myriad connections with the host and how these can maintain tissue homeostasis. Chapters then consider the role of dysbioses in human disease states, dealing with two of the commonest bacterial diseases of humanity – periodontitis and bacterial vaginosis. The composition of some, if not all microbiotas can be controlled by the diet and this is also dealt with in this section. The discussion moves on to the major ‘idiopathic’ diseases afflicting humans, and the potential role that dysbiosis could play in their induction and chronicity. The book then concludes with the therapeutic potential of manipulating the microbiota, introducing the concepts of probiotics, prebiotics and the administration of healthy human faeces (faecal microbiota transplantation), and then hypothesizes as to the future of medical treatment viewed from a microbiota-centric position. Provides an introduction to dysbiosis, or a disruption in the composition of the normal human microbiota Explains how microbiota-associated pathology and other chronic diseases can result from changes in general bacterial composition Explores the relationship humans have with their microbiota, and its significance in human health and disease Covers host genetic variants and their role in the composition of human microbial biofilms, integral to the relationship between human health and human disease Authored and edited by leaders in the field, The Human Microbiota and Human Chronic Disease will be an invaluable resource for clinicians, pathologists, immunologists, cell and molecular biologists, biochemists, and system biologists studying cellular and molecular bases of human diseases.
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As suffers will know, any dermatological condition can have a devastating effect leading to feelings of isolation and depression. Filling the gap between medical advice and lay knowledge, Understanding Skin Problems provides crucial information to help you understand the various aspects of your condition – psychological and social as well as medical – so that you can improve the quality of your life and learn to cope better with the problem. Written in easy-to-understand language, it offers a positive, hopeful outlook and includes lists of organizations for further help. * Broad coverage relevant to a wide range of skin conditions * Written in a very accessible style * Lists of further help, organisations etc included Linda Papadopoulos is a Reader in Psychology and a chartered counselling and health psychologist. She currently works as a course director at London Guildhall University. She has published extensively in the fields of medical and counselling psychology and has been invited to present her research at various international conferences. She has also appeared on a variety of television programmes such as 'Big Brother' as their expert psychologist. Carl Walker is a Research Psychologist at London Guildhall University where he is currently finishing a PhD in psychodermatology. He comes from a biological background, having graduated in biology from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London.
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Microbiota-associated pathology can be a direct result of changes in general bacterial composition, such as might be found in periodontitis and bacterial vaginosis, and/or as the result of colonization and/or overgrowth of so called keystone species. The disruption in the composition of the normal human microbiota, or dysbiosis, plays an integral role in human health and human disease. The Human Microbiota and Human Chronic Disease: Dysbioses as a Cause of Human Pathology discusses the role of the microbiota in maintaining human health. The text introduces the reader to the biology of microbial dysbiosis and its potential role in both bacterial disease and in idiopathic chronic disease states. Divided into five sections, the text delineates the concept of the human bacterial microbiota with particular attention being paid to the microbiotae of the gut, oral cavity and skin. A key methodology for exploring the microbiota, metagenomics, is also described. The book then shows the reader the cellular, molecular and genetic complexities of the bacterial microbiota, its myriad connections with the host and how these can maintain tissue homeostasis. Chapters then consider the role of dysbioses in human disease states, dealing with two of the commonest bacterial diseases of humanity – periodontitis and bacterial vaginosis. The composition of some, if not all microbiotas can be controlled by the diet and this is also dealt with in this section. The discussion moves on to the major ‘idiopathic’ diseases afflicting humans, and the potential role that dysbiosis could play in their induction and chronicity. The book then concludes with the therapeutic potential of manipulating the microbiota, introducing the concepts of probiotics, prebiotics and the administration of healthy human faeces (faecal microbiota transplantation), and then hypothesizes as to the future of medical treatment viewed from a microbiota-centric position. Provides an introduction to dysbiosis, or a disruption in the composition of the normal human microbiota Explains how microbiota-associated pathology and other chronic diseases can result from changes in general bacterial composition Explores the relationship humans have with their microbiota, and its significance in human health and disease Covers host genetic variants and their role in the composition of human microbial biofilms, integral to the relationship between human health and human disease Authored and edited by leaders in the field, The Human Microbiota and Human Chronic Disease will be an invaluable resource for clinicians, pathologists, immunologists, cell and molecular biologists, biochemists, and system biologists studying cellular and molecular bases of human diseases.
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